Wildlife can make its home in our gardens in many different ways. There are lots of things we can do, from planting to maintenance, that will make them as welcome as possible.
Gardening for wildlife
Your garden is a mini nature reserve! Learn how to make it a great home for wildlife.
Whether you're planting for wildlife, creating a pond or need advice on chemical free pest control, the RSPB has got you covered.
Creating a wildlife friendly garden
Plants for wildlife
A garden rich in colourful nectar-rich flowers is a haven for nature. Learn how and what to plant.
Hedges can provide valuable shelter for a whole host of wildlife. Learn about how to manage and introduce one to your garden.
Trees are a true friend to wildlife, providing shelter, food and nesting sites. Learn how to plant and look after trees in your garden.
Year round gardening
We look at different gardening tips and tricks for the different months of the year. Find out what to do and when is best to make your garden work for wildlife.
Homes and habitats
Providing water for wildlife
Almost any water body, whatever its size, will have some wildlife value, even if only as a drinking place for birds.
How to attract hedgehogs to your garden
Advice on how to make your garden a happy home for hedgehogs
How to attract bats to your garden
Build a box for our winged nocturnal mammal friends and give them a home in our gardens.
Homes for insects and minibeasts
Insects and other bugs and minibeasts are an important and fascinating part of the wildlife in our gardens.
Lawns for wildlife
Creating a lawn
A valuable and unsung hero of a wildlife garden. Learn how to create a lawn for nature.
Advanced lawn management
A good nature lawn can go way beyond a patch of grass. Learn advanced skills to transform your grassy areas.
To restore, or not to restore? That is the question. Sometime's neglected lawns can already be rich in wildlife.
Wildlife in your garden guide
Giving nature a home in our green spaces is something each and every one of us can do to help turn the tide - and we've produced the perfect free guide to help you.
A familiar seaside site, but what do you do when they venture closer to home?
Cats and garden birds
Cats can sometimes bring unwanted conflict to our gardens and the birds that visit, but there are things that we can do.
Organic pest control
You don't have to use chemicals to control pests in your garden. There are lots of alternatives.
Parking for wildlife
Parking your car doesn't have to be at the expense of wildlife.